Cool Tech

Kickstarter roller coaster construction kit works in conjunction with your Legos

A new Kickstarter project promises to bring roller coaster fans the most realistic, physics-accurate miniature roller coaster kit yet, compatible with regular Lego blocks. Best of all? No queues.
Cool Tech

Flybrix is a modular drone for kids that's built almost entirely out of Legos

Flybrix, a startup based in San Francisco, has created a drone that can be built almost entirely out of Lego bricks. It's modular, too, and better yet programmable: Its flight computer can interpret commands.

‘Lego Harry Potter Collection’ with remastered titles may head to PS4

The Lego Harry Potter Collection, an unannounced remaster of the original games for PlayStation 4 and possibly other platforms, has been spotted on a Brazilian ratings board by a Twitter user.
Cool Tech

Women of NASA minifigures reaches milestone of 10,000 supporters

"Women of NASA" may be the next big hit in the minifig world if writer Maia Weinstock and her 10,000 supporters have their way. The minifig set reached the 10,000-vote mark on the Lego Ideas website and is eligible for approval by Lego.

Advocate seeks better gender equity in the Lego universe with formal proposal

You can sign a proposal to help bring female NASA scientists to the Lego world. While the creation of the set wouldn't immediately improve gender equality, normalizing women in STEM is a key first step to change.
Cool Tech

3D-printing project makes building lab equipment as easy as snapping Legos together

A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside are using 3D-printed blocks to make building the perfect lab as easy as snapping together a Lego set.

You can build this DIY steadicam using little more than spare Lego pieces

YouTube channel Product Tank TV has shared a tutorial video showing how you can make your very own camera stabilizer using whatever spare Lego pieces you have sitting in the attic. Bring on the nostalgia!
Movies & TV

These ninja won’t be silent: Chan, Armisen among voice cast of ‘Lego Ninjago’ movie

Warner Bros. Pictures has found the voices of its teenage ninjas for the upcoming Lego Ninjago movie. The voice cast reportedly includes Jackie Chan, Fred Armisen, Dave Franco, and more.
Cool Tech

This brilliant 10-year-old kid built a fully functional 3D printer out of Legos and K’nex

One of the latest innovations in the 3D-printing world comes from a preteen who cleverly combined a 3D-printing pen, a bunch of loose Lego bricks, and a Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit to create a homemade 3D printer.

‘Lego Worlds’ builds on its success by offering online multiplayer option

Online multiplayer has been added to Steam Early Access title Lego Worlds, bringing the game one step closer to the building experience offered up by Minecraft.
Movies & TV

Watch: Fans create a perfect Lego remake of the Rogue One trailer

A group of Star Wars fans called the Animators Collective have completed an amazing shot-for-shot remake of the trailer for upcoming film Rogue One, adding everything from flames to lens flare.

Lego Technic’s Porsche 911 GT3 RS has a working dual-clutch gearbox

Lego has announced a new Technic product, and this one is modeled after the Porsche 911 GT3 RS sports car. Featuring a working dual-clutch gearbox and moving engine cylinders, the 911 goes on sale on June 1 for $299.